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This retreat is designed for people who are beginner to intermediate level in yoga and want to learn more about the origins and benefits of the discipline. You will leave the program well equipped to develop your own practice as well as being able to advise those close to you. This is also a perfect foundation course for anyone considering going on to become a yoga instructor.
If you are restless, irritable and discontent, our yoga and spa retreats can give you serenity. Through yoga and meditation, our course teaches you to put your troubles, problems and worries in perspective, helping you enjoy inner calmness and tranquility to free you from obsessive thinking. Sanda Retreats offers a variety of wellness packages from Total Body Rebalancing, Ayurvedic Indian Detox, Yoga & Spa Retreats, to The Tailor-made Retreat, and more. This retreat also has wide ranging head-to-toe treatments. In addition, we also offer you two great accommodations; The Beach House and The Farm House. Enjoy your Goa holiday packages!
Sanda Hotels is a group of premier hotels in South Goa, which focuses on a complete vacation, yoga program, and wellbeing, for domestic and international guests. We have marked our presence, in the last three years with Baywatch Resort, Dudhsagar Spa Resort, The Beach House and most recently The Farm House. Sanda Retreats are ideal for anyone who wants to spend time focusing on their own fitness and health and would like to benefit from the expertise of some of the best practitioners and teachers in the world. It's tailored to you because so much of your holidays in India are conducted on a one to one basis.
During your Goa holidays you have the options to stay and enjoy yoga and the treatments in one of these two wonderful accommodations: The Beach House and The Farm House.
Offering a range of innovative and all-inclusive wellness programs, The Beach House provides the unique opportunity for total rejuvenation. Combining ancient traditions with cutting edge technology, The Beach Goa Retreat offers a mixture of medical and holistic therapies, providing all the means necessary for a complete body and mind overhaul whilst relaxing in stunning surroundings. Boasting 11 beautifully designed rooms, The Beach House's maxim is to provide warm service in a luxurious environment whilst simultaneously endorsing your well being.
The Farm House India is a premium wellness centre - a natural lifestyle spa, where you can indulge in natural and holistic therapies modeled on ancient sciences and modern approach. Located in natural surroundings of greenery, The Farm House India is ideal to get away from the noise of cities and spend quiet time in the midst of forest greenery. The eco classic tent, a unique feature of the resort, offers the best in luxury comfort, surrounded by the glory of the nature. The 40 sq m AC tent is of a world class standard and is fully equipped with flat screens CCTV, minibar (chargeable), tea/coffee maker, hair dryer, electronic safe and bath tub with a mini garden view. Staying here enables the guests to escape from hectic city to a serene place.
Everyday your yoga practical session will start in the morning followed by guided meditation. You will also have a pranayama session or workshop daily. In the meantime, on the evening you will have a daily posture correction session. In yoga, the body is treated with care and respect. Exercises improve circulation, stimulate the abdominal organs, and work on the body’s glandular system all resulting in better health. In between your yoga and meditation class there will be daily holistic treatments and ayurvedic treatment consultation.
With daily physical tuition, theoretical classes, posture correction, pranayam and meditation sessions along with a freshly prepared wholesome vegetarian yogic diet, you will leave the retreat not only with a better knowledge of yoga but feeling rejuvenated, refreshed and energized both physically and mentally.
Goa happens to have a number of them along its coast, which serves as a much sought after retreat. The beaches are the only impressions that most of us are left with. But Goa's lesser known wild life beauty and natural heritage structures are left completely undiscovered.
The Beach House Goa is located 5 km from the commercial capital of Margao, 6 km from Margao railway station and 27 km from Dabolim Airport - conveniently connected to tourist centres in both north and south Goa. With whispering palms, open vistas and the beach a mere shell's throw away, The Beach House provides all the ingredients for natural rejuvenation and spa vacation at this stunning lifestyle destination.
The Beach House is situated on the serene shores of Sernabatim Beach, Goa. For those who wish to include extra activities between your sessions and relaxing then ask our reception for tips on things to do.
Dudhsagar is one of the world's most exquisite falls that lies in India. The falls lie high up in the Mandovi River's watershed and so are not particularly spectacular during the dry season. During the monsoon season however, the falls are transformed into one of the most powerful falls in India. Dudhsagar Falls is listed as India's 5th tallest waterfall, and is 227th in the world. The water plummets hundreds of feet in large volumes during the monsoon season, forming one of the most spectacular natural phenomena in Goa. Treks to Dudhsagar waterfall are conducted from the resort.
The small Shiva (Mahadev) temple of Tambdi Surla situated at about 18 km from the Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary gate is the only surviving structure of the Kadamba Yadava dynasty. Thus it is the oldest temple of Goa, that survived from the Portuguese as it was set next to a stream in the middle of the small clearing, hidden in the dense jungle.
The Tambdi Surla temple dedicated to Lord Shiva has a pillared porch and three stepped entrances and the shrine surmounted by a tower. It is quite small with a small passageway and has Shiva's vehicle, a headless Nandi Bull in the center of the main porch.
Set amidst Natures abundance at the foothills of the western ghats this farm is a unique ecoventure. The sprawling estate of 36 acres is getaway and to explore natures hidden secrets. With wooded groves, perfumed tropical gardens, orchard, astrological plant park and a Prasidica butterfly House. A wide array of species that ensures breeding, and enjoy a live tutorial on the lifecycle from a caterpillar that turns into a cocooned chrysalis metamorphosing into a magnificent butterfly.
The Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Goan town of Mollem. With a total area of 240 sq kms, this is the largest of Goa's four protected wildlife areas, and contains within it The Molem National Park.
The sanctuary is situated on the eastern border of Goa, with Karnataka 53 kms away from Panaji and 54 kms away from Margao. It is easily accessible by both road and rail.